RECENT NEWS

CIS of Nevada names Nicole Willis-Grimes Western Nevada Executive Director

CIS Western Nevada also launches the first “CIS Academy” in Washoe County for the 2021-2022 school year. Tami Hance-Lehr, CEO and State Director of (CIS), announces the appointment of Nicole Willis-Grimes to executive director for the organization’s Western Nevada affiliate.

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CIS of Nevada names Debbie Palacios, accomplished education leader and a former director with CCSD, Southern Nevada Executive Director

Superintendent Jara, others, offer congratulations to Palacios and recognize retiring Southern Nevada executive director, Cheri Ward, for her decade of service to the nonprofit. Tami Hance-Lehr, CEO and State Director for Communities In Schools of Nevada (CIS), announces the appointment of Debbie... Learn More

CIS of Nevada names Nicole Neal Resource Development Director

Raymond Specht, founder of Specht Leadership Consulting and chairman of the board of (CIS), the fifth largest state office of the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization with affiliate offices in in the Clark, Elko, Humboldt and Washoe County school districts, announces the appointmen... Learn More

CIS invites the community to attend Today for Tomorrow: Together, Sept. 11, in honor of founding chairperson, Elaine Wynn

PLAYSTUDIOS to serve as Presenting ‘Together’ Sponsor for the 11th annual gala benefiting schools statewide; sponsorships and tickets now available

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CIS Students Achieve a 90% Graduation Rate for the 2019-2020 School Year

For students receiving case management, the organization’s most intensive intervention, the figure is 6 percent higher than statewide average; model shown to significantly close opportunity gaps for students living in poverty and students of color

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